|Roles||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Joseph Melville•Barnett|
|Born||3 November 1920 in Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (GBR)|
|Died||May 1999 in Wales (GBR)|
Melvin Barnett had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1950 World Championships Unlimited class (400.0 kg); 2nd in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Middle-Heavyweight class (830 pounds); 2nd in the 1950 European Championships Unlimited class (400.0 kg), 2nd in the 1951 European Championships Unlimited class (395.0 kg), 2nd in the 1954 European Championships Middle-Heavyweight class (385.0 kg).
In the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games middle-heavyweight class he finished sixth (805 pounds). In the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games he represented England, but four years later he competed for Wales.
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1952 Summer Olympics||Weightlifting||GBR||Melville Barnett|
|Middle-Heavyweight, Men (Olympic)|